Nigerian coach blames white US referee for Africa’s loss

Nigeria’s coach Stephen Keshi blamed American referee Mark Geiger after his side lost 2-0 to France in the World Cup last 16 in Brasilia.

Germany and France snuffed out African hopes after both European powerhouses left Africa with no teams … Read the rest

Africans in World Cup Soccer match-fixing scandal

Ghana has been exposed as agreeing to take part in international football matches organised by match fixers.

An undercover investigation found that the President of Ghana’s Football Association agreed for the team to play in international matches that others were … Read the rest

Soccer: France beats Ukraine 3-0 to qualify for World Cup

by Andy Scott

France produced a stunning performance to overturn a two-goal first-leg deficit and qualify for the World Cup finals on Tuesday, beating Ukraine 3-0 in Paris.

In front of a raucous crowd at the Stade de France, Les … Read the rest

Africa doesn’t need mediocre white coaches

Nigeria soccer coach Stephen Keshi has spoken out against the appointment of “mediocre” European coaches by African teams, ahead of his side’s tie with Mali

“I am never against white coaches in Africa,” said Keshi. “I am happy to work … Read the rest

‘Racism’ ends Terry’s international career

Former England Football captain John Terry has called time on his international career. He informed ‘Three Lions’ boss Roy Hodgson of his decision in a telephone call on Sunday evening.

The 31 year old faces a Football Association disciplinary hearing … Read the rest

Briton, 22, arrested for ‘racist Tweet’ aimed at black footballer

A 22-year-old man has been released on police bail in connection with racist tweets aimed at the West Ham striker Carlton Cole, police said.

The man, from Southend in Essex, was arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order

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Swiss soccer player investigated for Twitter ‘racism’

Switzerland’s Michel Morganella is being investigated for sending an allegedly racist message on Twitter after their defeat in the men’s Olympic football by South Korea, a Swiss team official said on Monday.

“We are investigating this case and we will … Read the rest